Collision leads to drug charges

Jay woman jailed for pills following collision

A Jay woman who was responsible for a three-vehicle crash Monday morning in Flomaton was arrested on drug charges and may face additional charges in the collision that sent one person to the hospital by ambulance.

Starla Ann Patterson, 29, 5268 Magnolia St., Jay, was charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance that included the prescription drugs Xanax and Suboxone. She was transported to the Escambia County Detention Center and jailed on $10,000 bond.

Flomaton Police Capt. Chance Thompson said emergency personnel was dispatched to Highway 31 in front of the ten...

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